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Boston University, USA, Boston

Italian Studies, B.A.

  • Italian Studies, B.A.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 65,315

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

The major in Italian Studies provides students all the means necessary to attain three, interrelated kinds of proficiency.

Career Opportunities

Language skills are in demand and can be used in almost any career, particularly in businesses that trade internationally Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Interpreter Secondary school teacher Translator Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Broadcast journalist Detective Diplomatic service officer English as a foreign language teacher International aid/development worker Logistics and distribution manager Marketing executive Patent examiner Sales executive Tour manager Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

The first is spoken and written Italian, sufficient to live and study successfully in Italy and/or to use Italian media and research tools for careers involving Italy and Italian culture. The second is the ability to read and interpret Italian literature of all periods and genres. The third is a knowledge of the social, political, economic, and cultural realities of today's Italy. All Italian Studies majors are encouraged to spend at least one semester of study at Boston University's Centro Studi in Padua, where they live with an Italian family and may enroll directly at the University of Padua, taking courses alongside their Italian peers in any academic field. An Interdisciplinary track is also available for the major, in which students may elect 3 of their 13 major courses from a field related to Italian culture such as history of art & architecture, history, European studies, philosophy, international relations, or classical studies. I want to find another Bachelor Course An undergraduate degree in Italian Studies enables students to pursue careers in a great variety of areas: diplomacy, professional translation, design, fashion, language instruction, the arts, arts management, bilingual journalism, international business, and law. The degree also qualifies students for graduate study in education, Italian literature, and history.


Programme Structure Courses include: First-Semester Italian Second-Semester Italian Politics and Culture in 20th Century Italy Italy on the Cutting Edge Italian Media and Popular Culture Italian Seminar: Social, Political, and Cultural Life of Today's Italy Italian Literature I: Medieval Topics in Composition and Culture



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements The Common Application High School Transcript Senior Year Grades Guidance Counselor Recommendation and School Report Form Teacher Evaluation Standardized Tests Portfolios, Auditions and Interviews English Proficiency

English Entry Requirement


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Boston University


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